Great Expectations Mentoring (GEM) Program

A pipeline designed to advance African American male and Latinx male and female CPS educational leaders to the next stage of their careers.

During the 10-month program, GEM fellows work closely with district leaders to develop leadership skills, gain an understanding and perspective of equity, and connect with GEM mentors and other innovators to transform their work in education. GEM connects its fellows with resources and mentors, and encourages them to test their ideas, reflect on their work, model and affirm equitable practices, and navigate challenging situations.

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